The Global Forum on Public Governance 'Building a Cleaner World', organised jointly by the OECD and the Dutch National Integrity Office, was held on 4-5 May 2009 in Paris.
|On a global scale governments spend around 4 trillion USD each year on procurement, 400 billion USD is lost annually to corruption.
What can be done to foster integrity in public governance?
The participants reviewed the key challenges decision makers face in promoting integrity in government in the context of the financial crisis and discussed cutting-edge solutions.
The Global Forum’s interactive format organised around a series of parallel workshops allowed for a stock taking of experience to promote integrity in OECD member and non-member countries.
The Special MENA Session on Regional Learning Experiences was organised back-to-back with the Global Forum. The Special Session provided and opportunity for a policy debate and sharing MENA regional experiences in the field of corruption prevention and integrity.
Objectives of the Forum